Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$200.00

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$800.00

No OSBRC Pledge Prize winners yet!

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!


Most Batteries Recycled
by a School

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$600.00

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 22,003 0 23,003
2nd Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 10,268 0 11,268
3rd Delhi Public School Delhi GEDSB 5,134 0 6,134
4th Richmond Street School Thorold DSBN 5,134 0 6,134
5th St. Peter's Catholic Secondary... Barrie SMCDSB 5,134 0 6,134
6th Westfield Elementary Tillsonburg TVDSB 5,134 0 5,134
7th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 3,667 0 4,667
8th King's Town School Kingston IND 3,667 0 4,667
9th St. Davids Public School St. Davids DSBN 3,667 0 4,667
10th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 3,667 0 4,667

The school that recycles the most single-use alkaline batteries overall, will win this prize.


Most Batteries Recycled
by Average Student Body

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$400.00

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 1,670 0 2,670
2nd Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 1,349 0 2,349
3rd King's Town School Kingston IND 1,318 0 2,318
4th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 466 0 1,466
5th Delhi Public School Delhi GEDSB 378 0 1,378
6th St. Davids Public School St. Davids DSBN 354 0 1,354
7th St Mary CHS Brockville CDSBEO 300 0 1,300
8th Richmond Street School Thorold DSBN 269 0 1,269
9th Victory Public School Guelph UGDSB 224 0 1,224
10th Princess Margaret Niagara Falls DSBN 179 0 1,179

The school that recycles the most batteries per student/staff enrolled will win this prize.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! Teachers and students can receive a free bag of Iron Earth for your garden this year!

Find out how to get your free bag here. Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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